Why we love the naked and famous cocktail
- This cocktail has a modern elegance with a vibrant red hue. With an intriguing name, this cocktail will make you and your guests feel like you’re attending a modern hollywood soirée.
- The complexity of this drink is outstanding. It’s herbal sweetness combined with earthy notes, bitter liqueur and a burst of lime tartness, makes it one bold and memorable cocktail.
Here’s what you’ll need to make it
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Ingredients & substitutions
- Yellow chartreuse
- Lime juice
How to make this naked and famous recipe
Shake your cocktail. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice and add the cocktail ingredients. Cover and shake vigorously until well chilled – about 10-15 seconds.
Garnish and serve. Strain into a chilled coupe glass and garnish with a lime wheel.
Everything you need to know about the naked and famous cocktail
Yellow Chartreuse is slightly sweeter and milder compared to its green counterpart. It offers a complex blend of herbal, floral, and honeyed flavors, with hints of saffron, chamomile, and citrus. green Chartreuse is more robust and intense. It boasts a bold herbal profile dominated by flavors such as anise, mint, juniper, and various botanicals. It is often described as having a spicier and more pungent taste.
Green Chartreuse is bottled at 55% alcohol by volume (ABV), making it stronger and more potent, while yellow Chartreuse is bottled at 40% ABV. Yellow is aged less than green, yellow – mild green – bold and intense
Yellow Chartreuse is made from over 130 different herbs, plants, and flowers. It’s made by monks of the Carthusian Order, the production process of Chartreuse is limited in quantity, labor-intensive and time-consuming.
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- 1 ounce mezcal
- 1 ounce yellow chartreuse
- 1 ounce aperol
- 1 ounce fresh lime juice
- Lime wheel (for garnish)
- Fill a cocktail shaker with ice.
- Add mezcal, yellow chartreuse, aperol, and lime juice to the shaker.
- Shake vigorously to chill contents.
- Strain and serve in a chilled cocktail glass.
- Garnish with a lime wheel.
- Prep Time: 2 minutes
- Category: Mezcal
- Method: Shaken
- Serving Size:
- Calories: 257
- Sugar: 20.3 g
- Sodium: 2.5 mg
- Fat: 0.1 g
- Saturated Fat: 0 g
- Carbohydrates: 22.2 g
- Fiber: 0.1 g
- Protein: 0.1 g
- Cholesterol: 0 mg
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